Ministry Team

Rev Graeme Gardiner

Rev Leigh Gardiner

Family & Youth Worker

Mary-Ellen Jamieson is a part-time worker who comes to us full of inspiration and love for children and their families. Mary-Ellen and her husband Rick have lived in the Blue Mountains for many years.  She leads our Playtots Groups, Kids Group, Kids’ Church and Uniting@4.  Mary-Ellen loves to sing and is in a Bush Band.  Cooking is her favourite hobby.

Counselling Service

Sue Kaldor is a part-time counsellor and is married to Peter.  Sue uses the facilities at Springwood Uniting Church. She loves meeting new people and is passionate about people’s needs to deal with the complexities and busyness of life.  Sue enjoys bushwalking and desert journeys, valuing time to stop, listen and grow deeper spiritually.

Linda Tesoriero is a Counsellor, using the facilities at Springwood Uniting Church.  She loves music, dancing, playing board-games, having fun and adventures with her family and friends.
Linda specializes in relationship issues, addictions,trauma, grief and loss, and mental health issues.
Linda takes a genuine interest in people from all cultures and religions, offering hope and support to both male and female clients.  Linda may be contacted on M: 0414 592 066 to make an appointment.


Duane Parslow is part-time Office Co-ordinator.  Duane is mother to three sons, proud grandmother of five children and great grandmother to eight. She loves bushwalking, leadlighting and spending time with her family. Duane values this opportunity to serve the church and the community.